About Us

Original Architectural Antiques specialises in antique limestone items for the home and garden, especially Cotswold fireplaces, very large stone troughs that can be used either as planters or as water features, old well heads, statuary and architectural elements that offer scale, statement and good taste for its clients. John Rawlinson started the business in 1991 and has been dealing in such items for over 25 years in both the UK and the US and has an unrivalled sourcing network across the UK and France, where he travels on a regular basis.

John also offers a dedicated buying service to professional and private clients who wish to access quality stock on a commission basis.

John holds an MA in Modern History from Oxford University and speaks fluent French.